Drupal Project Management Training at DrupalCon New Orleans

Evolving Web is heading down to DrupalCon New Orleans this May. This will be the first North American DrupalCon since Drupal 8 was released, so excitement will be in the air.

With Drupal 8's release, lots of new Drupal projects are being planned. As part of DrupalCon, we'll be leading a Drupal Project Management Training on May 9th.

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Bringing files along for the ride to D8

We just upgraded our site to Drupal 8, and a big part of that was migrating content. Most content was in JSON files or SQL dumps, which are supported by Drupal's migrate module. But what about images and other files? How could we bring those along?

We'll show how to write a custom migrate process plugin!

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Looking for gems in my old gists

Inspired to do some spring cleaning today, I reviewed my archived gists to see if there's anything noteworthy. I was pleasantly surprised to find a few nuggets buried amongst random error logs and git diffs.

Some of them are interesting technical guides that took hours to write, and it's a shame that they've rotted away in obscurity. Several others were picked up by google, and turns out they even got a few comments and a bunch of stars.

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Choosing Modules and Themes for Drupal 8

If you're a Drupal developer who's on the fence about trying Drupal 8, we hope this post will push you to go for it... or inform you that it's better to wait, if your project depends on a module that's not there yet.

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Introducing our Drupal 8 Training Program

Over the past four years at Evolving Web, we've built up a comprehensive curriculum of Drupal training. Now that Drupal 8 had come out, we're re-writing all our trainings. It's exciting to go through the material, re-think the curriculum, and produce an updated and improved set of training material. So far, we've added the following courses for Drupal 8: 

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Recap of MidCamp 2016

MidCamp 2016: 4 days of Midwestererns training on, talking about, sprinting and breathing Drupal. The camp was held in Chicago at the University of Illinois Chicago's medical campus. To get the real midwestern feel, half of our team road-tripped down to the conference. Here's a recap of our time in the Midwest:

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Migrate for Site Builders: Getting Your Content into Drupal

This post is based on a talk I gave at DrupalCon Barcelona and this year at MidCamp. You can see a video version of the talk below.

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Drupal 8 Theming Foundations: Using Stable vs. Classy as a Base Theme

For themers, there are lots of exciting new features in Drupal 8: the Twig tempting system, libraries for loading assets, and the replacement of theme functions with templates. There are also a new set of core themes that come with Drupal 8.

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